Michael Carayannis

Michael Carayannis

Michael Carayannis is a Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rabbitoh Luke Keary determined to ignore injury that requires surgery and long stint on sidelines

Michael Carayannis Luke Keary needs surgey, John Sutton hopeful of returning for the Rabbitohs.

Wests Tigers teammates tell James Tedesco to take more control

James Tedesco has been told to step up when a game is in the balance.

Michael Carayannis Robbie Farah has called for James Tedesco to take more control of the team while Aaron Woods laughed off Martin Taupau's gesture towards his Kangaroos teammate.

End likely for Tim Sheens as Kangaroos target Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy

Game has moved on from biff: Craig Bellamy

Michael Carayannis Craig Bellamy could be the man to replace Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens.

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Aidan Guerra to return for Sydney Roosters after broken jaw

Michael Carayannis The Roosters have not won with Aidan Guerra sidelined. He makes his return on Friday.

Sydney Roosters prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves won't stop calling out divers

Chook pen: Roosters Jake Friend and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves tackle St George Illawarra's Jack de Belin.

Michael Carayannis Jared Waerea-Hargreaves has defended his actions for berating St George Illawarra's  Euan Aitken amid claims the young centre lay down in a heated Anzac Day clash.

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NRL referees reach all-time high in correct decisions on tries

Getting it right: NRL referees have largely been making the right decisions before seeking confirmation from the video referee.

Michael Carayannis Believe it or not but the NRL referees are in career best form. Find out why.

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Country's James Maloney ready for showdown with Josh Reynolds as he ponders future

Michael Carayannis James Maloney goes head to head with Josh Reynolds for a potential Origin spot as he considers offers from three clubs for his future.

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NRL coaches could undergo leadership and governance courses

On course: Shane Flanagan and Paul Gallen.

Michael Carayannis The man who oversaw Shane Flanagan and Paul Gallen's NRL-approved courses has hatched a plan.

All you need to know about the 'other' rugby league internationals this weekend

Frank Pritchard of the Bulldogs will play for Samoa against Tonga.

Michael Carayannis The ultimate guide to this weekend's Test matches.

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Phil Gould backs Trent Barrett for NRL head coach spot

Looking forward: Country coach Trent Barrett.

Michael Carayannis Phil Gould has declared Country mentor Trent Barrett capable of becoming an NRL coach immediately, after Barrett confirmed he was open to pursuing a head coaching role.

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City's James Roberts' diet goes from nothing to something as he enjoys career-best form

Michael Carayannis James Roberts' pre-game diet once consisted of nothing. Literally nothing. Now he is set to re-sign with the Titans.

South Sydney Rabbitohs player Issac Luke fined $10,000 for homophobic slur

Fined: Issac Luke of the Rabbitohs.

Michael Carayannis Rabbitohs star fined $10,000 and will be required to undergo an education program in the wake of a homophobic slur he made on social media last month.

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Canterbury Bulldog David Klemmer ready to control emotions on return to field

City Origin rugby league player David Klemmer from the canterbury bulldogs  in the SCG nets during the press call for the City team vs the Country team this sunday 2015.
Photography Brendan Esposito
smh,sport,27th April,2015

Michael Carayannis David Klemmer had to watch his video nasty with coach Des Hasler.

NSW officials have no qualms about South Sydney duo Luke Keary and Dylan Walker withdrawing

No start: Luke Keary is out of the City side due to injury.

Michael Carayannis Blues officials react to Luke Keary and Dylan Walker's City withdrawal.

Dragons and Roosters would have been forced to replay within 24 hours if match abandoned

Michael Carayannis What would have happened if the Dragons-Roosters clash was postoned?

Dale Finucane ready for Origin trial in City versus Country clash

Michael Carayannis Dale Finucane knew he was in the Country side – just no one bothered to tell the Melbourne Storm forward he would be doing it in the No. 8 jersey.

Junior Kangaroos squad with NRL experience picked to play against New Zealand

Michael Carayannis Which NRL players are set to line up for the Junior Kangaroos on Saturday?

South Sydney Rabbitohs blow lead to suffer shock defeat to Canberra Raiders

Commitment: George Burgess is dumped by Josh Papalii.

Michael Carayannis South Sydney's mixed start to the season has continued after squandering a 12-point lead to lose 30-22 to a resilient Canberra side.

Paul Gallen's Test career in balance as Kangaroos look to call on Josh Dugan and Alex Johnston

Happy at Sharks: Paul Gallen wants a new deal with Cronulla.

Michael Carayannis Doubts surround Paul Gallen's Test career while Alex Johnston and Josh Dugan are set to earn a debut.

NRL chief executive Dave Smith backs draw following Wests Tigers' coach Jason Taylor's comments

Happy with draw: Dave Smith

Michael Carayannis NRL boss Dave Smith says draw as "quirks" following Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor's criticism .

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